Earlier this month, Governor Newson proposed an idea to bring students back to school campus in July. People have mixed feelings about this, and I interviewed students and faculty of Oakland School for the Arts to get their feelings on this.
-- Holly young- 6th grade
"MANY PEOPLE ARE FRUSTRATED BECAUSE THEY’RE LOSING THEIR JOBS AND THEY ARE SCARED THAT THE ECONOMY IS GOING TO CRUMBLE, BUT WHAT’S WORSE: HAVING THAT ECONOMY CRUMBLE, OR LOSING INNOCENT PEOPLE BECAUSE YOU THOUGHT IT WAS A GOOD IDEA TO START A PROTEST AGAINST STAYING INSIDE?"
The COVID-19 Task Force was formed on January 29, 2020. But President Trump’s recent announcements of his intent to disband the task force [...] have some Americans outraged, or panicking more than they already were. -- Declan mcmahon, 7th grade
"I have reviewed each of the most used masks on the market, and I will tell you the best option, or the reason you shouldn’t use one."
"A faulty electric transmission line started a raging fire in Paradise, California named the Campfire in, PG&E is finally facing charges for it." --Lola Christ, 6th grade
"Being at home with so much time to ourselves, many people have taken the search for information into their own hands. And where better to do this than the limitless, time-sucking, attention-grabbing void that is the internet?" --Joaquin Montes de OCa, 7th Grade
"Your brain may be flustered with all that is going on in the world but these delicious cooking crafts are an amazing way to get your mind out of quarantine and into cooking, and get your mouth out of masks and into eating." --Isabella Schainker, 6th grade
For most, quarantine is difficult. We’re stuck inside, we’re bored, maybe we miss our friends, or can't visit our grandparents like we would usually do. There is stress about school, about graduation, about the grocery store running out of pizza pockets and having to learn how to feed ourselves in more than two steps.
"As Easter and Passover come and go, the world turns its focus back to the shelter-in-place order given in light of the dire situation COVID-19 has put the world in. And for parents and children, that means going back to distance learning." -- Declan mcmahon, 7th grade
"From Madison beer to your family, I think everyone knows how bad this whole situation is. these celebrities all have something to say about this global disaster!"